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Quake-prone Delhi lacks safety measures: Expert


September 8th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) With Wednesday night's earthquake still haunting many in north India, a National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) official said the temblor was just a reminder ... Read more...

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Landslide blocks Konkan Railway, thousands stranded


August 30th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) A major landslide blocked tracks in a section of the Konkan Railway Tuesday, hitting services between Mumbai and the southern states and leaving thousands of people ... Read more...

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Four labourers killed in Guwahati landslide


March 24th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Mar.24 (ANI): Around four labourers have been killed in a landslide in Guwahati. The deceased were daily wage workers engaged in constructing a wall near a hilly area of the city.The ... Read more...

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Five of a family killed in Himachal house collapse


September 15th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 15 (IANS) Five of a family, including two children, were killed when the house they were sleeping in was hit by rolling boulders in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, police said ... Read more...

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Illegal mining in Himachal Pradesh threatening Himalayan ecology


August 12th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Prem ThakurKullu, Aug 12 (ANI): Private miners in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh are exploiting the area's rich mines in the absence of any regulation by the state government, and ... Read more...

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Three officials suspended in soil-for-wheat scam


July 1st, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 1 (IANS) The Punjab government Thursday suspended three officials and charge-sheeted a retired officer in the soil-in-wheat bags scam that hit the state last week. Officials in the state's food and ... Read more...

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Severe sandstorm plagues Beijing


March 20th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar. 20 (ANI): A severe sandstorm hit Beijing on Friday night, packing the Chinese capital with strong winds and tonnes of sand.On Saturday morning, the Beijing residents woke up to see ... Read more...

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Mars rover Spirit could wriggle free of its sandy trap


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 2 (ANI): A NASA scientist has said that the Mars rover Spirit should be able to wriggle free of its sandy trap on Mars, and not become a stationary lander ... Read more...

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DGCA demands full security for politicians flying around Madhya Pradesh


April 9th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 9 (IANS) The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has asked the Madhya Pradesh government and private operators to take measures to ensure the security of top political leaders flying ... Read more...

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Loose soil forces NASA’’s Mars rover Spirit to change route to summer destination


March 8th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 8 (ANI): Loose soil piled against the northern edge of a low plateau called "Home Plate" has blocked NASA''s Mars Exploration Rover Spirit from taking the shortest route toward ... Read more...

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BSF recovers five kg heroin near India-Pakistan border


February 3rd, 2009 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Feb 3 (IANS) In yet another drug haul in the border areas of Punjab, the Border Security Force (BSF) Tuesday recovered five kg of heroin in the Khem Karan sector of ... Read more...

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Earthquake hits Los Angeles measuring 4.5 Richter Scale


January 9th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale shook the downtown Los Angeles, parts of the High Desert, San Pedro and coastal and inland Orange County, but was not felt as far ... Read more...

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Railways to link Kohima


December 20th, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Vibou Ganguly Kohima, Dec 20 (ANI) People in Nagaland are delighted at the Railways Ministry giving green signal for a new railway link in the state. The railway line will be extended ... Read more...

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NASAs Phoenix Mars Lander scoops up soil sample for lab analysis


August 23rd, 2008 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 23 (ANI): NASAs Phoenix Mars Lander has scooped up a soil sample from an intermediate depth between the ground surface and a subsurface icy layer and delivered it to ... Read more...

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Mars rover frees itself from loose soil


December 5th, 2007 - 2:00 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 5 (ANI): Reports indicate that NASA's Mars Rover Spirit has freed itself from the loose soil it had been stuck in for about two weeks. Spirit had been heading to ... Read more...

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Mars rover stuck in loose soil


November 27th, 2007 - 4:20 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Reports indicate that NASA's Mars Rover Spirit has stuck in what appears to be loose soil in a region having steep and northern-tilting slopes. For the past two ... Read more...

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